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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED OINOCHOE

    CIRCA 330-310 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED OINOCHOE
    CIRCA 330-310 B.C.
    With winged Eros seated on a folded himation, bejewelled in beaded chains, looking back over his shoulder, a situla in his lowered right hand, a white bird in a phiale held in his left, a situla hanging from his fingers; dotted ovolo on the shoulder, rays and horizontal bands on the neck, large palmettes and tendrils below the handle; details in added white and yellow, some red wash throughout
    14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, acquired prior to 1990.